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What causes the stomach to bloat?

What causes the stomach to bloat?

Per healthline.com: Abdominal bloating can be a symptom of several serious conditions, including: pathologic fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity (ascites) as a result of cancer (e.g., ovarian cancer), liver disease, kidney failure, or congestive heart failure. celiac disease, or wheat gluten intolerance. Ref. www.healthline.com/health/abdominal-bloating ...Read more

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What's causing my stomach to look bloated?

What's causing my stomach to look bloated?

Causes of bloating: There are lots of reasons for gassiness & bloating, & not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." however psbo (paralyzed gut) due to metabolic & inflammatory conditions nearby (like an untreated infection of gyne or urinary tract) must be considered. See doctor, esp. If no relief from otc simethicone, beano, & dietary changes. ...Read more

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What could cause stomach bloated/bulge in stomach. All possiblilties please. Thanks?

What could cause stomach bloated/bulge in stomach. All possiblilties please. Thanks?

Many things: Many things may cause a feeling of bloating or bulging in the stomach. Medications and inadequate fluid intake are a common cause of this feeling which is associated with constipation. Does anything make the bloating better or worse? See your doctor for a proper history and physical. ...Read more

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What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

What could cause me to have gas, bloating, stomach aches, and constipation?

Possibly: Excess fiber and not enough fluids. Remember, anything with caffeine or alcohol dehydrates and therefore creates an imbalance of fiber and fluids. Drink 80-100 ounces caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and eat a high fiber diet. If you are eating properly you do not need fiber supplements as this may cause an excess fiber and can lead to gas pains, cramping and constipation. ...Read more

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My stomach/tummy is bloated. What can cause this?

My stomach/tummy is bloated. What can cause this?

Get help for bloat: There are lots of reasons for abdominal bloat/pain, and not all of them are due to the GI tract. Even "functional" syndromes may be present without underlying "disease." if pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, or pancreatic disease. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection. Evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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What can cause my belly to bloat badly?

What can cause my belly to bloat badly?

Not certain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What causes someones stomach to get sore and bloated after eating?

What causes someones stomach to get sore and bloated after eating?

Make better choices: Fast food is notorious for being low in fiber & generally high in calories from concentrated sweets & fat. Fats delay stomach emptying & promote reflux. Dietary fats also promote release of cck & substance y which alters gut sensitivity, contracts the gallbladder, & prompts the "ileal brake" which in predisposed patients causes bloating & fullness. Choose instead salads, fruits, & whole grains. ...Read more

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What is causing me to have stomach pains after i eat?

What is causing me to have stomach pains after i eat?

Need more info: The list can go on to eternity but ulcer, gastrospasm, gallbladder disease, constipation, pancreatitis, gastric outlet syndrome, bowel obstruction, appendicitis, crohn's disease, and millions more :) please consult your doctor and get some diagnostic test it may be as simple as an ulcer caused by helicobacter pylori but the list is very long. ...Read more

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What is causing my stomach ache?

What is causing my stomach ache?

Your question...: ....Is vague. There are literally thousands of things that cause stomach aches, from gas after a meal of beans to surgical emergencies like a ruptured appendix. If you're concerned and it really hurts, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes your stomach to ache and have sharp.Pains?

What causes your stomach to ache and have sharp.Pains?

Many reasons: Stomach pain can caused by many pathological conditions, like indigestion, gastritis, peptic ulcer, acid reflux, even galdstone can mimic stomach pain. ...Read more

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Tightening pain in mid stomach. causes nauseous, makes me gassy and i have a bloated belly. What could cause this and how to cure it? 2 days like this

Tightening pain in mid stomach. causes nauseous, makes me gassy and i have a bloated belly. What could cause this and how to cure it? 2 days like this

Feeling gassy...: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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What to do if my stomach is constantly distended and bloated?

What to do if my stomach is constantly distended and bloated?

Would find the cause: There are lots of reasons (some quite concerning) for abdominal discomfort /bloating, but not all of them are due to the GI tract. Also, functional syndromes may be present without underlying inflammation or structural pathology. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options, particularly since your problem seems to be ongoing. ...Read more

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Stomach bloats & i feel movement to my stomach. What is this?

Stomach bloats & i feel movement to my stomach. What is this?

Small meals: Try to eat 6 small meals/ day instead of three big meals, that will help you in several ways, loose weight , which its very important and will also give time to empty your stomach, avoid the fullness, that's the clue. Don't eat at least 4 hours before go to bed, gastrointestinal symptoms can be many things, add also exercise, and if this do not improve yoursymptoms go to your md. I am here for you. ...Read more

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What causes your stomach to flutter?

What causes your stomach to flutter?

Gas /Air/Peristalsis: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut. ...Read more

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What causes my stomach to hurt at my navel?

Not certain.: Early appendicitis can begin at the navel. Umbilical hernia can cause severe pain. Get evaluated to know. ...Read more

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My stomach starts bloating and i feel and see movement in my stomach what can cause this?

My stomach starts bloating and i feel and see movement in my stomach what can cause this?

Depends: Partial obstruction can cause these symptoms. However, given that you are on pain medications that do not seem to be related to your symptoms, it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes you to have lower stomache pain?

Abdominal pain : Causes of lower abdominal pain include but are not limited to: appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, seminal vesicle inflammation, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury & intestinal obstruction. ...Read more

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What is causing me to have severe stomach pain bad bloating and constipation?

What is causing me to have severe stomach pain bad bloating and constipation?

IBS?: Your symptoms are common and unfortunately not specific for any one problem. Statistically the most common diagnosis would be irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) - constipation predominant. Try a low-fodmap diet and/or probiotics for relief. More info about diet at ibsfree.Net. Good luck! ...Read more

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Heartburn and stomach bloating, what to do?

Heartburn and stomach bloating, what to do?

Options: Elevate head of bed, avoid tight clothes that cinch the abdomen, avoid meals late at night, wait at least 3 hrs after a meal to lie down, eat smaller meals, maintain a healthy body weight, avoid smoking, avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeine & carbonated beverages. Try acupuncture, hypnosis, ginger tea, relaxation exercises. See if specific foods are triggers such as chocolate, corn, fried foods, ...Read more